The black swan : (Record no. 4158)

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International Standard Book Number 081297381X
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International Standard Book Number 9780812973815 (pbk.)
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Classification number Q375
Item number .T35 2010
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Edition number 22
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Classification number (OCLC) (R) ; Classification number, CALL (RLIN) (NR) Q375 .T35 2010
100 ## - MAIN ENTRY--PERSONAL NAME
Personal name Taleb, Nassim Nicholas,
Dates associated with a name 1960-
245 ## - TITLE STATEMENT
Title The black swan :
Remainder of title the impact of the highly improbable /
Statement of responsibility, etc. Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
250 ## - EDITION STATEMENT
Edition statement 2nd ed., Random trade pbk. ed.
260 ## - PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, ETC. (IMPRINT)
Place of publication, distribution, etc. New York :
Name of publisher, distributor, etc. Random House Trade Paperbacks,
Date of publication, distribution, etc. c2010.
300 ## - PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Extent xxxiii, 444 p. :
Other physical details ill. ;
Dimensions 21 cm.
500 ## - GENERAL NOTE
General note "Originally published in hardcover and in slightly different form in the United States ... by Random House in 2007."-T.p. verso.
504 ## - BIBLIOGRAPHY, ETC. NOTE
Bibliography, etc Includes bibliographical references (p. [400]-429) and index.
505 ## - FORMATTED CONTENTS NOTE
Formatted contents note Prologue -- Umberto Eco's antilibrary, or how we seek validation. The apprenticeship of an empirical skeptic ; Yevgenia's black swan ; The speculator and the prostitute ; One thousand and one days, or how not to be a sucker ; Confirmation shmonfirmation! ; The narrative fallacy ; Living in the antechamber of hope ; Giacomo Casanova's unfailing luck : the problem of silent evidence ; The Ludic fallacy, or the uncertainty of the nerd -- We just can't predict. The scandal of prediction ; How to look for bird poop ; Epistemocracy, a dream ; Appelles the Painter, or what do you do if you cannot predict? -- Those gray swans of Extremistan. From Mediocristan to Extremistan and back ; The bell curve, that great intellectual fraud ; The aesthetics of randomness ; Locke's madmen, or bell curves in the wrong places ; The uncertainty of the phony -- The end. Half and half, or how to get even with the black swan -- Epilogue : Yevgenia's white swans -- Postscript essay: on robustness an fragility, deeper philosophical and empirical reflections. Learning from mother nature, the oldest and the wisest ; Why I do all this walking, or how systems become fragile ; Margaritas ante porcos ; Asperger and the ontological black swan ; (Perhaps) the most useful problem in the history of modern philosophy ; Fourth quadrant, the solution to that most useful of problems ; What to do with the fourth quadrant ; Ten principles for a black-swan-robust society ; Amor fati: how to become indestructible.
520 ## - SUMMARY, ETC.
Summary, etc. Examines the role of the unexpected, discussing why improbable events are not anticipated or understood properly, and how humans rationalize the black swan phenomenon to make it appear less random.
650 ## - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Uncertainty (Information theory)
General subdivision Social aspects.
650 ## - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Forecasting.
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